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Soil Mechanics

Soil Mechanics

Published by uLektz

Course Code : ULZ0149
Author : uLektz
University : General for All University
Regulation : 2017
Categories : General Engineering
Format : ico_bookePUB3 (DRM Protected)
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Description :Soil Mechanics of ULZ0149 covers the latest syllabus prescribed by General for All University for regulation 2017. Author: uLektz, Published by uLektz Learning Solutions Private Limited.

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Topics
UNIT I SOIL CLASSIFICATION AND COMPACTION

1.1 Nature of soil

1.2 Phase relationships

1.3 Soil description and classification for engineering purposes, their significance

1.4 Index properties of soils

1.5 BIS Classification system

1.6 Soil compaction - Theory

1.7 Comparison of laboratory and field compaction methods

1.8 Factors influencing compaction behaviour of soils

UNIT II SOIL WATER AND WATER FLOW

2.1 Soil water

2.2 Static pressure in water

2.3 Effective stress concepts in soils

2.4 Capillary stress

2.5 Permeability measurement in the laboratory and field pumping in pumping out tests

2.6 Factors influencing permeability of soils

2.7 Seepage

2.8 Introduction to flow nets - Simple problems (sheet pile and weir)

UNIT III STRESS DISTRIBUTION AND SETTLEMENT

3.1 Stress distribution - Soil media - Boussinesq theory - Use of Newmark’s influence chart

3.2 Components of settlement - Immediate and consolidation settlement

3.3 Terzaghi’s one dimensional consolidation theory

3.4 Computation of rate of settlement

3.5 √t and log t methods

3.6 e-log p relationship

3.7 Factors influencing compression behaviour of soils

UNIT IV SHEAR STRENGTH

4.1 Shear strength of cohesive and cohesionless soils

4.2 Mohr - Coulomb failure theory

4.3 Measurement of shear strength, direct shear - Triaxial compression, UCC and Vane shear tests

4.4 Pore pressure parameters

4.5 Cyclic mobility - Liquefaction

UNIT V SLOPE STABILITY

5.1 Slope failure mechanisms

5.2 Types - Infinite slopes - Finite slopes

5.3 Total stress analysis for saturated clay

5.4 Fellenius method

5.5 Friction circle method

5.6 Use of stability number

5.7 Slope protection measures

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